Popular fiction is…


I like this quote (the crux of the essay that precedes it):

“Popular fiction is not a symptom of the decline of the public sphere. It is, rather, one of the most vibrant places to find arguments about the nature and limits of the public.” (p.83)

Ref: Roger Luckhurst ‘The Public sphere, popular culture and the true meaning of the zombie apocalypse’, pp.68-85 Eds. David Glover and Scott McCracken (2012) The Cambridge Companion to Popular Fiction. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK


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